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Accession 14-279

Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Alexander Wetmore Papers, 1897-1986

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
Title: Alexander Wetmore Papers
Dates: 1897-1986
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 14-279
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials found in the systematic files of Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist at the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds, and Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum (1925-1945) and Secretary (1945-1952) of the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence, postcards, notes, data, manuscripts, news clippings, pamphlets, maps, scientific illustrations, plates, photographs, negatives, slides, a printing block, and a sample of leather.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of materials found in the systematic files of Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist at the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds, and Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum (1925-1945) and Secretary (1945-1952) of the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence, postcards, notes, data, manuscripts, news clippings, pamphlets, maps, scientific illustrations, plates, photographs, negatives, slides, a printing block, and a sample of leather.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-279, Alexander Wetmore Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Ostrich Farms - Data from T. S. Palmer (3 folders)

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Struthio

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Rheidae

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Rhea

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Pterocnemia

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Casuarius

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Dromaius [Dromiceius]

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Apteryx

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Calopezus [Eudromia]

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Crypturellus

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Nothocercus

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Nothoprocta

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Nothura

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Rhynchotus

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Taoniscus

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Tinamotis

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Tinamus

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Spheniscidae

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Eudyptes

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Aptenodytes

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Spheniscus

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Gaviidae

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Gavia

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Podicipedidae

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Aechmophorus

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Podiceps

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Podilymbus

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Procellariiformes

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Diomedea

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Bulweria

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Daption

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Fulmarus

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Macronectes

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Pachyptila

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Procellaria

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Pterodroma

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Puffinus

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Hydrobatidae

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Halocyptena

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Nesofregetta albigularis

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Oceanites

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Oceanodroma

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Pealea

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Pelagodroma

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Pelecaniformes

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Pelecanus

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Salidae

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Sula

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Moris [Morus]

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Phalacrocoracidae

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Nannopterum

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Phalacrocorax

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Anhinga

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Fregata

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Ardeidae

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Agamia agami

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Ardea

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Ardeola

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Casmerodias

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Dichromanassa

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Egretta

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Florida

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Heterocnus

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Hydranassa

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Ixobrychus

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Nycticorax

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Nyctanassa

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Pilherodius

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Syrigma

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Tigrisoma

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Cochlearius

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Balaeniceps

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Ciconiidae

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Ciconia

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Ephippiorhynchus

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Euxenura

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Jabiru

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Leptoptilos

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Mycteria

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Xenorhynchus

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Threskiornithidae

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Ajaia

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Eudocimus

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Geronticus

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Mesembrinibis

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Molybdophanes [Harpoprion]

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Plegadis

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Theristicus

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Phoenicopteridae

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Phoenicopterus

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Anseriformes

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Anatidae

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Anas

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Alx

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Anser

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Biziura

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Branta

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Cairina

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Camptolaimus [Camptorhynchus]

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Chaulelasmus

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Charitonetta

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Chen

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Chloephaga

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Bucephala

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Cygnus

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Dafila

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Dendrocygna

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Eristmatura [Oxyura]

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Herelda [Clangula]

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Heteronetta

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Histrionicus

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Lophodytes [Mergus]

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Lophonetta

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Melanitta

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Mareca (2 folders)

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Mergellus

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Merganetta

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Mergus

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Metopiana

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Nesochen

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Nettion

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Nyroca [Aythya]

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Oidemia [Melanitta]

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Oxyura

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Philacte [Anser]

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Poecilonetta [Anus]

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Polysticta

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Querquedula [Anas]

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Sarkidiornis

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Sputula [Anas]

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Falconiformes

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Catharthidae

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Cathartes

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Cathartes aura

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Cathartes burrovianus

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Cathartes melambrotos

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Coragyps

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Gymnogyps

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Sarcoramphus

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Vultur

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Sagittarius

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Accipitridae

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Accipiter

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AEgypius

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Aquila

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Busarellus

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Buteo

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Buteo jamaicensis

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Buteo magnirostris

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Buteo nitidus

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Buteogallus

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Chondrohierax

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Circus

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Elanoides

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Elanus

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Gampsonyx

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Geranoaetus

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Gymnogenys

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Gypohierax

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Haliaeetus

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Harpagus

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Harpia

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Harpyhaliaetus

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Helicolestes

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Heterospizias

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Hieraaetus

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Ictinia

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Ischnoceles = Geranospiza

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Leptodon

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Leucopternis

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Micrastur

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Milvus

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Morphnus

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Necrosyrtes

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Neophron

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Oroaetus

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Parabuteo

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Pernis

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Pithecophaga

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Rostrhamus

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Spilornis

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Spizaetus

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Spizastur

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Torgos

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Trigonoceps

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Pandion

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